Greater New York Mensa

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•Greater New York Mensa official web site: www.gnym.org 

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•Greater New York Mensa Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GreaterNYMensa 

•Greater New York Mensa Meetup group: www.meetup.com/Greater-New-York-Mensa-Meetup/ (Enrollment on Meetup is required, and then only GNYM members will be approved when they apply to join the group.) 


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GNYM Member Event Calendar
January 2015
Change Month

Mphasis Calendar events are held in all boroughs or counties of our region (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam) and beyond (New Jersey, Connecticut). Some events are marked ? when location is To Be Announced. All Mensa members and accompanied guests are welcome at all calendar events unless otherwise indicated in the listing. Young Mensan events are for Mensans age 18 and under only. Children are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all Mensa events, including Young Mensan events. Proof of Mensa membership is required for all GNYM-sponsored events.

Please call the CalendarPhone before attending an event to check for schedule changes. Late updates are often posted on the GNYM website, www.gnym.org/

“The following information is provided exclusively as a service to our members and represents material provided to us by individuals in their independent capacities as organizers. Members are encouraged to be aware of their common-sense responsibility to (1) verify information regarding meeting place, time, cost, access, smoking policy, and appropriateness for children, and (2) conduct themselves in such a way as to make their repeated presence welcome.”

SIGs are voluntary associations of members of Mensa, which operate independently of Greater New York Mensa. Their financial activities and liabilities are entirely their own, and not those of Greater New York Mensa. Furthermore, no SIG leader may obligate GNYM in any way.

This is the "munged" edition. Most events have details but no particulars.
For complete details, see Mphasis in print, or see the
members-only section which has complete calendar pages and complete Mphasis online.

Green indicates additions or changes. Red indicates deletions or cancellations.

January 2015

--- Sorry, mostly only Long Island events are in (so far). ---

--- For weekly and monthly events, look back to December 2014. ---

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Wine Tasting
Suffolk 12:30 – 4:30 PM
Join fellow Mensans and guests at the Raphael Winery, 39390 Main Road (Rt 25) in Peconic. We will all chip in and buy a few bottles of wine and share them as well as bring snacks to share. RSVP required by January 5 to: ____. More information at: www.raphaelwine.com

Board Meeting
Manhattan 1:00pm

Monday, January 12, 2015

Science Fiction & Fantasy SIG Meeting
Nassau 8:00pm
Ever try talking to friends, co-workers, or relatives about SF? Don't be alone any more! Join us at ____, to talk about favorite books, movies, TV, etc. Questions contact ____.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Buzztime Trivia
Suffolk 7:00pm
Test your trivia knowledge in the Buzztime (formerly NTN). We are playing at ____, on ____ in ____. Call the restaurant at ____ for directions. For other information call ____ at ____ or email ____ .

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Third-Thursday Speaker Series
Manhattan 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Finding The Ability in Disability: working with disabled artists by Nick Linnehan.
"What are the challenges and rewards of working with disabled artists? How do we create more opportunities for these people? Why is it important?"
•Nick is an avid director, actor, and writer. Previously, he has been busy writing five new original works; His first play, The Real Story was produced in 2001 by The Post Theatre Company. His second play, Identity (award winning), was produced twice by Queens College in 2005, once by Manhattan Repertory Theater in 2006, and by Nicu's Spoon Theater in 2007. His last original work, Erosion: Life on Life's Terms premiered in January 2010 at Nicu's Spoon Theater. He has worked as a director for many children's shows and taught several drama classes for children over the past 14 years. Nick graduated from CW Post at Long Island University with his BA in Theater and holds a Master's Degree in Education from Queens College. Nick founded Identity Theater Company in 2011, and is looking forward to making great theater with great people.
•Location: Stone Creek Bar & Lounge
140 E 27th St (between 3rd Ave & Lexington Ave), New York NY, 212-532-1037
http://stonecreeknyc.com/ [on Facebook]
•There is no cost. However. those in attendance are expected to order food and drink.
(Also promoted at:
www.facebook.com/GreaterNYMensa
www.meetup.com/Greater-New-York-Mensa-Meetup/events/219617444/ [enrollment required.])
[3rd Thursday every month] #1

Sunday, January 18, 2015

LIMENSIG Third-Sunday Brunch
Nassau 12:30pm
Our venue is ____, at ____ ____, in ____. Info: ____ at ____, or ____ .

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whedonverse SIG Meeting
Nassau 8:00pm
Join us at ____, to talk about all the creations of writer-director Joss Whedon! Any questions, please contact ____.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

LIMENSIG Midweek Munchie
Nassau 7:30 pm
Join us for dinner and conversation in ____ at ____, ____. Call ____ for information at ____, or email gnymensa@hotmail.com.

(For more details and more gatherings around the country, see Mensa Bulletin and American Mensa web site.)

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